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I’ve lived in the identical metropolis for my complete life and so has my husband. Neither of us has ever had a job to take us away, and I suppose that neither of us has ever had the will to transfer away.

Each of our mother and father reside right here too and I might think about that we’ll all the time name Kansas our house. (Until in fact, one of many youngsters finally ends up on a seashore someplace and begs us to maneuver nearer to them. Then…perhaps.)

Tess was the primary of our 4 youngsters to maneuver when she took her job with Southwest Airways in Dallas a number of years in the past. We have now dealt with the transfer nicely and we’re capable of benefit from free flights and get to see one another pretty typically.

One in every of our different daughters, Anne, and her husband moved to Oklahoma this weekend. Her husband accepted a job, they bought their home, and every part simply type of fell collectively in these previous couple of weeks.

Mike and I drove down to assist unload the shifting truck on Saturday. Together with our two grandkids, (who have been so good and labored so exhausting) Anne’s mom and father in regulation, and sister in regulation and her husband have been there to hep too. We had eight adults and two youngsters to do some critical unpacking!

They discovered a model new home that may permit them to lease with an choice to purchase and it’s SUPER cute!

The entire home is painted with mild gray partitions and a darker gray on the doorways and trim, so you recognize that I used to be in LOVE with it!

Oh, we additionally had a child serving to us out! That’s Anne’s 10 month previous niece serving to us out too! Cute.

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The grand youngsters appeared to love that we have been there and it was good to have the ability to assist them arrange their beds and see what they considered their new home, new bedrooms and shifting basically.

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We took air mattresses and pillows and all of us slept over. Anne tucking her dad in on the sofa! 

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I really like the ground plan and the grasp closet is each women dream.

On Sunday we have been capable of get all types of issues completed, have a late lunch collectively, then hit the street for the brief three 1/2 hour drive residence.

We’re so comfortable for Anne and her husband and the 2 youngsters, however know will probably be an enormous adjustment for all of them. She is due with child quantity three in August!

It is going to be a little bit of an adjustment for our different daughter Kate and her youngsters too. They shared a yard fence with Anne and the youngsters performed collectively on a regular basis. Kate took three yr previous Char over to see Aunt Anne’s empty home final night time and I assume it actually did a quantity on her. I might think about that’s actually exhausting for a 3 yr previous to grasp?

I’m positive that each one will probably be advantageous and the transfer can be nice for Anne and her household, however will probably be an adjustment for a lot of for sure.

The excellent news is, they now principally stay between us and Tess, so we’re considering of planning journeys to all meet at Anne’s home for an ideal huge household sleep over!

I packed snacks for the drive down. We labored at unloading till lastly stopping and going to dinner round 9:00 pm. We went to Pink Robin and whereas there have been salad choices, I used to be craving a burger, so I went for it.

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Sunday I awakened early and went to the shop. We hadn’t unpacked the espresso pot or any kitchen gadgets but, so I grabbed a lot of fruit, mini bagels, granola bars and occasional creamer at Walmart, then went to Starbucks and ordered eight cups of black espresso. It appeared to be good and all of us acquired began working shortly after.

Late within the afternoon, we had the home in fairly fine condition and all of us went out for Mexican meals. It was now after 2:00 and I feel everybody was accomplished.

I ordered Hen Taco’s on Corn Tortilla’s and ate WAY too many chips.

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After a late lunch, all of us stated goodbye within the parking zone. Anne’s husband was going again to the brand new home and Anne and the youngsters have been coming again to stick with her in legal guidelines for a number of weeks so the youngsters can end up faculty.

It was a fantastic weekend and we’re joyful for them to have the ability to tackle some new alternatives,

Okay, that’s my weekend replace!

I’ve received some steps to get in and a few grocery buying to do! I hope that you simply all had a terrific weekend!

Joyful Monday!

2017 Objectives
Make time every week to Meal Plan
Drink one hundred ounces of water every day
Train 5 days every week
Eat three meals and one snack every day
FOUR one hundred Mile Strolling Challenges this yr!

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“love the life you reside, stay the life you’re keen on”

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